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The lovely people are Barnyarns sent UKQU this fabulous box of Madeira Embroidery threads for review.  I was lucky to be chosen to review these gorgeous threads.  Don’t they look sumptuous, I’ve tried to capture the sheen and glitz of these rayon and metallic threads. The box not only includes threads, it also contained a…

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I would like to thank Gütermann and the UKQU website for asking me to test and review the Gütermann Creativ Overlock thread, Bulky – Lock 80 multicolour colour 9957. Information found here directly from their website; https://consumer.guetermann.com/en/product-finder/bulky-lock-80 . They are sold in plain or variegated multicoloured reels. Overlockers or sergers as known in the USA,…

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I was very happy to be given the opportunity to review some Gutermann threads which eventually arrived in a neat pack of 10 premium quality cotton in some lovely colours. I was working on a rainbow theme project at the time of arrival so perfect timing to use them.The different colours were perfect to sample…

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I was recently asked to review a pack of Gütermann threads that came with an assortment of Prym hand sewing needles and a set of Schmetz universal machine sewing needles. There were ten reels of 100 meters 100% polyester threads, a brand I regularly use for general sewing, in a range of popular colours. Due…

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It really pays to select the right thread for hand sewing so your project runs smoothly without the thread splitting, tangling or snapping. Gütermann creativ provides the perfect choice with this premium quality 100% mercerized cotton hand sewing thread that is both tear and abrasion resistant, washable to 95 degrees and does not twist or…

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Next month we will be looking at recycling in patchwork, which some might say is where our craft began.   The lovely people at Gutermann have put together a great collection of threads for working with denim, and of course denim is not just for jeans.  What about all the old pairs we grew out of,…

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While it is possible to use all sorts of threads for hand quilting, which is the best, and why? There are two things to consider: What will the finished appearance be like? How easy will the thread be to use? Both of these things are, of course important! Most people start off thinking about the…

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New to the Gütermann creativ range is a pack of ten x 100m reels of gorgeous thread colours with a 5% discount. Made from100% mercerized premium Egyptian cotton, C Ne 50 thread harmonizes with a wide range of fabric weights and is high strength with a natural sheen. The pleasantly soft grip of this quality…

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The lovely people at Gütermann kindly sent me two of their ‘Bonus Pack’ of threads to review.  Thank You Gütermann.  Their website is here, and their Facebook page is here. Bonus boxes of Gütermann threads   These are sew pretty.  These really cheered me up the day they arrived as it was grey and miserable outside.  And…

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Now available in packs of 10 and 20 x100m reels, C Ne 50 thread is made from 100% mercerized premium Egyptian cotton. Harmonizing with a wide range of fabric weights, it is high strength with a natural sheen and a pleasantly soft grip that ensures beautifully smooth seams, making it ideal for patchwork and quilting…

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New from Gütermann creativ is a Sew All Thread Pack containing ten x 100m reels of very useful colours. Sew All is a high quality, 100% polyester universal thread range that is totally reliable and suitable for both hand and machine sewing. A welcome addition to your stash, it’s always reassuring to have a good…

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I can begin to tell you how thrilled I was to be asked to review some fabric for Gütermann and even more delighted when the box came through the door.  The video will give you my thoughts in more details and I’ll show you what I made with two of the fabrics included.  In brief,…